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Lung Health & Safety on the Construction Site

Women’s Lung Health Week is May 12-18, 2019, which is a great time to refresh ourselves on lung health and how to protect our lungs while on the jobsite. The American Lung Association aims to raise awareness of lung cancer during this week. Lung cancer is the #1 cancer killer in the United States for […]

Women’s Eye Health and Safety

April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety month. Women are at a higher risk for eye diseases including Dry Eye, age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma, and cataracts. It is important to know how to take care of your eyes to have healthy vision for the years to come.  Best Practices for Eye Health There are many […]

Wearing the Right Gloves on the Jobsite

Take a moment and think about how often you use your hands in everyday life. Our hands are our primary tool at our disposal, where they’re used to drive our cars, type on our computers, and use our tools on the construction site. Nearly every task we perform requires the use of our hands. With […]

TSC Training Academy Has a New Jersey Location!

TSC Training Academy is known across New York City for providing premier, nationally accredited, and locally required construction safety training. We understand that our locations in Long Island City and in the Bronx may not be convenient for all of our students. With that in mind, we recently opened a new training facility in Bayonne, […]

Improve Kitchen Safety with a Hood Suppression System

Preparing food requires heat and where there is heat, there is a risk of a fire. Commercial kitchens often need a fire suppression system to help put out a fire that occurs while cooking. Kitchen hood suppression systems are an effective way to protect a kitchen from a fire and promote life safety of the […]

Emergency Planning: Evacuation and Shelter-in-Place

It is important to be prepared the instant an emergency or disaster strikes. Taking action within the first few minutes can save lives and reduce injury to workers. Emergencies can happen anywhere: Floods, fires, hurricanes, tornadoes. It is up to you to make sure you have a plan in place for whatever happens. In case […]

Sun Protection: Protect Yourself from the Sun’s Harmful Rays on the Job Site

On a construction site, you spend a lot of time focusing on safety as you traverse high spaces and use different tools and machinery. Sometimes it can be easy to forget about protecting yourself from the sun. According to the American Cancer Society, skin cancer is the most common type of cancer. Workers on construction […]

Fall Prevention and Safety

Falls are the reason for most injuries and deaths on construction sites (about 1/3 of all fatalities in the industry). Even a fall from a short height can be fatal, so it is important that each employee is properly trained and has the right equipment. Employers are required by OSHA standards to provide fall protection […]

Knowing the types and sources of fires can help you act faster!

Not all fires are the same. Different kinds of fires require different fire extinguishers. Knowing the sources of fire can help you put it out easier and can save lives faster. There are six different classes of fire and several different types of fire extinguishers. Classes of fire Class A : Ordinary combustibles like wood, paper, […]

Noise hazards, what every construction worker should know to prevent them

Many construction tasks, tools and equipment produce high noise levels. Exposure to these noise levels can lead to temporary or permanent hearing loss. Hearing Loss Prolonged exposure to excessive noise, above 85 decibels can cause hearing loss. The type of equipment being operated is one factor contributing to the level of noise hazard that can […]